Minnesota Golden Gophers
Jul 28, 2014, 11:30 PM EDT
Richard Pitino likes that he can feed his players now.
Jul 12, 2014, 11:47 AM EDT
Minnesota landed a point guard commitment from Virginia native Kevin Dorsey.
Jun 24, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT
The ex-PC guard has two years remaining.
May 18, 2014, 7:46 PM EDT
Minnesota’s looking to take another step forward in 2014-15, and in order to do so they’ll need to improve defensively.
May 15, 2014, 9:40 AM EDT
Wisconsin is the clear favorite in the Big Ten after making the 2014 Final Four and losing only one starter.
Apr 23, 2014, 2:54 PM EDT
Minnesota landed a commitment from a 6-foot-11 three-star recruit.
Apr 3, 2014, 9:45 PM EDT
Richard Pitino ended his first year as the Minnesota head coach with an NIT championship.
Apr 2, 2014, 12:24 AM EDT
The Mustangs and Golden Gophers meet in Madison Square Garden on Thursday night in the NIT championship game.
Mar 25, 2014, 11:22 PM EDT
Half of the NIT semifinal was set on Tuesday night.
Mar 16, 2014, 10:30 PM EDT
While many choose to overlook the Postseason NIT, the fact of the matter is that the participating teams will get to compete for a championship. SMU, Minnesota headline this season’s 32-team field.
Mar 11, 2014, 5:37 PM EDT
Every year, there are a handful of teams that could use a couple of wins in their respective league tournaments to gain entry into the field of 68. Here are five schools that need to string some wins together this week to feel comfortable making NCAA Tournament.
Mar 5, 2014, 3:21 PM EDT
Oto Osenieks career at Minnesota is over. The school sent out a release on Wednesday afternoon announcing that, due to a series of knee injuries, Osenieks’ will not play for the Gophers next season. He has an issue with the cartilage in his left knee due to surgeries that he’s had on the knee. “Unfortunately,…
Feb 18, 2014, 3:59 PM EDT
After appearing in nine games this season, Minnesota sophomore guard Wally Ellenson has elected to leave the basketball program, the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. Ellenson made this decision in an effort to fully commit to the Golden Gophers’ track and field team. “We respect Wally’s decision, and wish him, Coach Steve Plasencia and the…
Feb 14, 2014, 1:17 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Missouri 86, Arkansas 85 Jabari Brown’s shot with 10.2 seconds remaining was the difference as the Tigers denied the Razorbacks a much-needed SEC road victory. Arkansas still has just one conference road win to its credit this season, and that came at Vanderbilt last week. As for the Tigers, Jordan Clarkson…
Feb 10, 2014, 4:33 PM EDT
During Minnesota’s home Big Ten win over Indiana on Saturday, you could clearly see Louisville head coach Rick Pitino sitting behind the Minnesota bench while his son, Richard, coached the Golden Gophers to victory as a first-year coach at the school. The elder Pitino is a familiar face and a national-title winning coach, but you…
Jan 31, 2014, 3:07 PM EDT
Minnesota junior guard Andre Hollins played less than a minute in the Golden Gophers’ win over Wisconsin on January 22, as he sprained his ankle after attempting a jump shot in the early stages of the game. As a result of the injury Hollins missed Minnesota’s loss to Nebraska last Sunday, and according to Jon…
Jan 25, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
The Nebraska basketball program is taking advantage of the NABC Suits and Sneakers weekend by teaming up with the American Cancer Society on Sunday when the Huskers host Minnesota in a Big Ten contest Fans and students are encouraged to help the Huskers and the American Cancer Society in their ways to raise awareness for…
Jan 23, 2014, 12:14 PM EDT
Minnesota’s leading scorer Andre Hollins missed all but about 30 seconds of last night’s win over No. 9 Wisconsin after rolling his ankle. He spent much of the game sitting in the training room, watching on television. That gave some cause for concern, especially considering he reportedly left the arena in a walking boot and…
Jan 23, 2014, 1:52 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: Nevada 96, Fresno State 86 (2OT) Nevada continued its surprising start to Mountain West play but the Wolf Pack needed extra time to do so, moving to 5-1 in league play with a 96-86 double overtime win at Fresno State. Point guard Deonte Burton accounted for 31 points, five rebounds, five…
Jan 22, 2014, 11:53 PM EDT
Let this sink in for a second: Minnesota’s best player, Andre Hollins, played 30 seconds on Wednesday night. That’s not an exaggeration, that’s a stat. On Minnesota’s first possession of the game, he hit a pull-up jumper and landed on a Wisconsin defender’s foot, rolling his left ankle over badly enough that he didn’t emerge…
Jan 20, 2014, 12:30 AM EDT
GAME OF THE DAY: Monmouth 83, Canisius 82 With Manhattan losing at Fairfield on Saturday the Golden Griffins could have grabbed sole possession of first place in the MAAC with a win at Monmouth. But two three-pointers in the final 14 seconds from Monmouth’s Andrew Nicholas gave the Hawks the upset victory. Nicholas scored a…
Jan 19, 2014, 3:22 PM EDT
The No. 14 Iowa Hawkeyes are very deep and very dangerous and they showed off a lot of offensive firepower on Sunday during its 94-73 win over Minnesota in a Big Ten conference home game. Although the Hawkeyes had zero points from Aaron White in the first half and only a single free throw from…
Jan 19, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT
Vin Parise of College Basketball Talk caught up with Minnesota head coach Richard Pitino, whose Golden Gophers visit No. 14 Iowa Sunday afternoon. CBT: You guys were picked to finish at the bottom of the Big Ten. Are you surprised your team is 14-4 and just beat No. 11 Ohio State? Pitino: Honestly, I really…
Jan 17, 2014, 1:28 AM EDT
GAME OF THE NIGHT: UConn 83, No. 17 Memphis 73 Don’t be fooled by the final margin; this was an entertaining game that was tight until the Huskies made a few stops and knocked down their free throws in the final minute. DeAndre Daniels (23 points, 11 rebounds) and Shabazz Napier (17 points, ten assists)…
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